Emotion vs Intellect - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between emotion and intellect
is that emotion
is emotion while intellect
is the faculty of thinking, judging, abstract reasoning, and conceptual understanding; the cognitive faculty (uncountable)
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A person's internal state of being and involuntary physiological response to an object or a situation, based on or tied to physical state and sensory data.
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The Mirror and the Lamp
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that accompanied his thoughts.}}
A reaction by an non-human organism with behavioral and physiological elements similar to a person's response.
the faculty of thinking, judging, abstract reasoning, and conceptual understanding; the cognitive faculty (uncountable)
the capacity of that faculty (in a particular person) (uncountable)
- Intellect is one of man's greatest powers.
a person who has that faculty to a great degree
- They were chosen because of their outstanding intellect .
- Some of the world's leading intellects were meeting there.
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